Bembidion punctulatum


A fairly small (4.5 to 5.5 mm) green or bronze ground beetle.

Identification difficulty

Often associated with shingle areas, but not exclusively so.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain, but with fewer records from the south east.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 33 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map